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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Chipotle, eBay, JetBlue, Kraft Heinz, Twitter, Gap, NOV and More

Jon C. Ogg

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform and the price target was cut to $14 from $22 (versus a $15.22 close) at BMO Capital Markets. Deutsche Bank started it with a Hold rating and assigned a $17 price target.

Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) was maintained as Buy but was removed from the prized Conviction Buy list at Goldman Sachs.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) was downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Merrill Lynch.

Crocs Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel.

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) was started with a Sell rating and was assigned a $21 price target (versus a $23.87 close) at Deutsche Bank.

H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) was downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer.

Interface Inc. (NASDAQ: TILE) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel.

L Brands Inc. (NYSE: LB) was started as Buy with a $94 price target (versus a $78.45 close) at Deutsche Bank.


Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LPT) was raised to Hold from Sell at Stifel.

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight with a $45 price target (versus a $29.37 close) at Morgan Stanley.

PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ: PCAR) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at R.W. Baird.

Total System Services Inc. (NYSE: TSS) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) was started as Hold with a $33 price target (versus a $31.26 close) at Deutsche Bank.

Tuesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Broadcom, Caterpillar, Sirius XM, Newmont Mining, Palo Alto Networks, Perrigo, Sarepta Therapeutics, Xerox and over a dozen more companies.